The Silk Road

Author: Valerie Hansen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190218428
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The reality was different--and far more interesting--as revealed in this new history. In The Silk Road, Valerie Hansen describes the remarkable archeological finds that revolutionize our understanding of these trade routes.

The Silk Roads

Author: Peter Frankopan
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101946334
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Far more than a history of the Silk Roads, this book is truly a revelatory new history of the world, promising to destabilize notions of where we come from and where we are headed next. From the Hardcover edition.

The Silk Road In World History

Author: Xinru Liu
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199798803
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Using supply and demand as the framework for analyzing the formation and development of the Silk Road, the book examines the dynamics of the interactions of the nomadic pastoralists with sedentary agriculturalists, and the spread of new ...

The Silk Road

Author: Valerie Hansen
ISBN: 9781906876234
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The focus is when the Silk Road trade was at its height.

Empires Of The Silk Road

Author: Christopher I. Beckwith
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400829941
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In retelling the story of the Old World from the perspective of Central Eurasia, Beckwith provides a new understanding of the internal and external dynamics of the Central Eurasian states and shows how their people repeatedly revolutionized ...

The Silk Road A Very Short Introduction

Author: James A. Millward
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199782865
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Silk Road Studies 4, edited by David Christian and Craig Benjamin. Turnhout,
Belgium: Brepols, 2000, 67–94. Dawson, Christopher, ed. Mission to Asia:
Narratives and Letters of the Franciscan Missionaries in Mongolia and China in
the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries. Translated by a nun of Stanbrook
Abbey. New York: Harper & Row, 1966. Di Cosmo, Nicola, ed. The Cambridge
History of Inner Asia—The Chinggisid Age. New York: Cambridge University
Press, 2009.

Japan On The Silk Road

Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004274316
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The new research on the region cautions us that the peoples of this geography
had their own understanding and terms for their environment and did not use the
term “Silk Road.”13 A second distinctly politicized perspective focuses on the
nomad Eurasian empires throughout history as fertile ground for empire
formation that reasserts the present political character of this important region
with the emergence of independent republics in the post-Cold War era.14 Here,
the Silk Road ...

Reconfiguring The Silk Road

Author: Victor H. Mair
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 1934536695
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Sogdian Traders: A History, trans. J. Ward. Leiden: Brill. ——— 2010. Maurice et
le Qaghan: à propos de la digression de Théophylacte Simocatta sur les Turcs.
Revue des études byzantines 60:219–24. Dowsett, C.J.F., trans. 1961. The
History of the Caucasian Albanians by Movses Dasxuranc'i. London: Oxford
University Press. Freedman, P. 2008. Out of the East. Spices and the Medieval
Imagination. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Hansen, V. 2012. The Silk
Road: A New ...

A History Of The Silk Road

Author: Jonathan Clements
Publisher: Haus Publishing
ISBN: 1907973826
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Those groups, in turn, would pass the silk on, with much of it continuing further
west as payment for livestock or luxuries. Valerie Hansen, in The Silk Road: A
New History, comments that trade in the region was more often than not 'a
byproduct of Chinese spending', as great quantities of silk arrived in lieu of cash
money, obliging the locals to get rid of it somehow by bartering it elsewhere.
Meanwhile, other commodities travelled east on the same routes, back towards
China. Jade, from ...

Life Along The Silk Road

Author: Susan Whitfield
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520960297
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2: 463–78. Grenet, F., and E. de la Vaissière. 2002. The Last Days of Panjikent.
Silk Road Art and Archaeology 8: 155–96. Grenet, F., and B.I. Marshak. 1998. Le
mythe de Nana dans l'art de Sogdiane. Arts Asiatiques 53: 5–18. Grenet, Frantz,
and Nicholas Sims-Williams. 1987. The Historical Context of the Sogdian Ancient
Letters. In Transition Periods in Iranian History: Actes du Symposium de Fribourg-
en-Brisgau (22–24 mai 1985), edited by Societas Iranologica Europaea, 101–22.